Montana State University

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172980
Bozeman, MT 59717-2980

Tel: (406) 994-4448
Fax: (406) 994-6199
Location: 117 Gaines Hall

Department Chair

Dr. Galen Brokaw

Departmental Reference Page

Benefits of Being Bilingual

Read this interesting article.

Career Advice

See this page of information collected by Bridget Kevane.

See an article recommending foreign language study in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

Dictionary & Translation

Bing Translator will translate text and webpages for many common languages.

FreeTranslation.com will translate text and webpages for six languages.

The Linguist List has abundant listings on Languages & language families, Dictionaries, and Regional information.

What Language Is This.com can identify what language a document is written in and what languages are similar to it. 

Word2Word Online Dictionaries and Translators has over 140 languages listed.
travlang's Translating Dictionaries contains resources for sixteen common languages.
Flags
Flags of All Countries
World Flag Database
Foreign Exchange
Studyabroad.com is a very useful site, allowing you to search for study abroad programs by country.
International Opportunities & Information

National Council for Languages & International Studies

A helpful list of websites from the Office of International Programs if you are interested in working, teaching, doing an internship, or volunteering abroad.

Language Organizations
American Association of Teachers of French

American Association of Teachers of German

Association of Teachers of Japanese

American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

MALT - Montana Association of Language Teachers

The Modern Language Association is an international organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature.

Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association

Montana & Local Area Information

Reference Page - from Admissions & New Student Services.

City of Bozeman - official homepage.

Discovering Montana is a site with links to many useful sources.  You can find almost anything you need here!

Montana Web lets you search through several categories with a vast number of links.

MSU-Bozeman Information

Ask-Us Desk -  Call them if you don't find the information you need on their site.

MSU map will give you information on any building by clicking on it, or choose the "Tour" link for an interactive 3D map.

Online Language Courses

Search here for online language courses that are available for free!

Publications

The Montana Professor is a journal that provides a voice for the professoriate in Montana.
Search for Colleges
PrincetonReview.com is a site where you can research different schools, search for scholarships, and get advice about admissions tests.

Here is a link from Education-portal.com that can help you find ESL programs.

Search for Study Abroad Programs
www.language-learning.net is a website where you can search for a study abroad program specific to your needs and location.  You should still contact the Office of International Programs to make sure your credits will transfer back to MSU.

Travel

STA Travel is a very helpful site for students and teachers that will be traveling abroad.  They can help you find plane tickets with a 12 month delay, versus the regular 90 days, so you can buy one round-trip ticket for your study abroad versus two one-way tickets.  (You must have an international student number to take advantage of this 12 month delay. - See their website.)